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Australia International Group

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The SCI Australia International Group grew out of the former Society of Chemical Industry of Victoria (SCIV) which was established in 1900. The merger between the two took place in 1999.
The group has a mix of both full members and student members. Although the majority are based in Victoria, the traditional site of the chemical industry, there is also a strong presence in New South Wales and with the balance spread across the country.


The Australia International Group aims to offer a variety of activities such as lectures and seminars, plant visits, dinners and other social events to provide networking opportunities for its members.

Key activities are the Plant of the Year Award (below) and annual Student Prizes to encourage excellence in undergraduate chemistry and chemical engineering students. The Committee meets monthly, usually over dinner in south Melbourne, and is actively looking for new members to play an active role in developing what we affectionately call the 'Antipodean Group' of the Society.


SCI collaborates with a number of organisations. Further details can be found on our Collaborations page.


If you are looking for a way to become more involved with SCI, you might want to consider becoming one of our active volunteers.

SCI volunteers work at the heart of SCI. As a volunteer, you will create and strengthen your skills, interact with people from different backgrounds, gather new and experiences and build your confidence and credibility. Contact membership@soci.org for more information.

Relevant SCI Journals

SCI journals cover a variety of topics. More details can be found on our Journals page

SCI Members are entitled to receive Chemistry and Industry (C&I) magazine direct to their door.C&I magazine includes articles on a host of interesting articles. More.

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